24 October 2019 - 25 Tishri 5780 - כ"ה תשרי ה' אלפים תש"פ
Israeli films showcased in Nepal E-mail

The Embassy of Israel in Nepal, together with GATE College – Global Academy of Tourism and Hospitality Education, brought Israeli vibes to Nepal via the 12th Israeli Film Festival from 2 to 4 November.

The films were screened at QFX Cinemas, Chhaya Center, Thamel, Kathmandu. Entrance was free to the general public.

An opening ceremony at GATE College, Mandikhatar, Kathmandu, featured the screening of Presenting Princess Shaw, a documentary by Ido Haar. In attendance were Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and popular Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala.

Minister Adhikari said: “I am very pleased to see Nepal-Israel relations rejuvenated at a cultural level in addition to political, economic and technological sectors. Films are mirrors of contemporary society, windows to look into self and telescopes to envisage the future. Nepali viewers will get to know about Israel and its historical, religious and mythical values and assets via these films.”

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